Northern Soul

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Lulu 2019 tour image (hi-res) - please credit Brett Payne

Still waiting to be discovered: Lulu talks to Northern Soul

July 1, 2019 Comments Off on Still waiting to be discovered: Lulu talks to Northern Soul

It’s difficult to recall a time when Lulu wasn’t around.

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Michelle Wolf

What’s on in July: Comedy in Manchester

July 1, 2019 Comments Off on What’s on in July: Comedy in Manchester

Once again it’s the month that was named after that little known stand up comedian, Julius Cesar. Like Bill Hicks he died early and unexpectedly but wasn’t half as cult a figure.

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Food Review: Tampopo, Albert Square, Manchester

June 27, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: Tampopo, Albert Square, Manchester

I had been forewarned that my esteemed Editor and sometime luncheon companion was on Scout duty, the Brunette was two-timing me with another lunch date and the Blonde was at work, so it was to be dining solo.

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Peterloo 2019, June-August 2019

Beyond the history: Peterloo exhibitions in Manchester

June 26, 2019 Comments Off on Beyond the history: Peterloo exhibitions in Manchester

This summer Manchester will mark the anniversary of a public pro-democracy demonstration on August 16, 1819, and its now infamous and bloody response from the authorities.

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“You’re told that London is the centre of opportunity and it just isn’t.” Theatre Director Jake Murray talks to Northern Soul

June 15, 2019 Comments Off on “You’re told that London is the centre of opportunity and it just isn’t.” Theatre Director Jake Murray talks to Northern Soul

There’s an eclectic mix of pictures on the walls of my house. Like many people, my home is my life writ large and among the mish-mash of Brontë quotes and self-deprecating swipes at my Northern heritage is a signed poster of the 1995 Manchester Royal Exchange production of Miss Julie

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Music Review: Parklife, Heaton Park, Manchester

June 13, 2019 Comments Off on Music Review: Parklife, Heaton Park, Manchester

The first time I went to Parklife I was 16-years-old.

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Review: The Book of Mormon, Palace Theatre, Manchester

June 13, 2019 Comments Off on Review: The Book of Mormon, Palace Theatre, Manchester

Written by the South Park team of Trey Parker and Matt Stone with Avenue Q’s Robert Lopez, The Book Of Mormon arrives at Manchester’s Palace amid the sort of hype that has made it a very hot ticket indeed, with most of the fuss seeming to be about how ground-breakingly outrageous, but hilariously funny, the show is.

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Theatre Review: Hobson’s Choice, Royal Exchange, Manchester

June 12, 2019 Comments Off on Theatre Review: Hobson’s Choice, Royal Exchange, Manchester

What an absolute delight.

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Food Review: Grand Pacific, Manchester

June 9, 2019 Comments Off on Food Review: Grand Pacific, Manchester

It always pays to double-check.

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Danny Sargent - Environlution Festival 2019 -7

It’s festival season. At Manchester’s Envirolution, it’s plastic-free

June 8, 2019 Comments Off on It’s festival season. At Manchester’s Envirolution, it’s plastic-free

It’s no secret that us Brits love a good festival. Come rain or shine, we strap on our wellies, slap on the glitter and head for the fields to drink tepid cider, listen to loud music and generally have a bloody good time.

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